Yaniv Ben Simon

8,106 Flips | 24 Magazines | 7,298 Likes | 22 Following | 3,556 Followers | @YanivBenSimon | I incorporate between two things I love, photography (Maccabi TLV basketball website photographer) & design (Head of UX - Editor Design Group at Wix.com)

KISS (Keep it Simple, Stupid) - A Design Principle

It was Albert Einstein who said; “If you can’t explain it, you don’t understand it well enough.” Though it is often mis-reported as being; “If you …

UX Design

Extremely high-res outtakes from Apollo 11’s 1969 moon landing

The first human set foot on the moon 49 years ago on July 20, 1969, when Neil Armstrong emerged from the Apollo 11 lander.<p>Along with the footage that was broadcast live on television, iconic images of the lunar expedition come from still photos the astronauts took themselves on a Hasselblad camera. …

Space Science

Intelligent Assistants Have Poor Usability: A User Study of Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri

<b>Summary:</b> Usability testing finds that both voice-only and screen-based intelligent assistants work well only for very limited, simple queries that …

Google Assistant

Leading High Performing Teams

Throughout my career I have helped many leaders adapt their style to one that better supports teams reach a high-performing state. Across a wide …

Leadership

Inoculating your user research practice from bias – UX Collective

<b>The biased human</b><p>As humans, we live life within chronically shifting contexts alongside others. Moment by moment, whether we are aware of it or not, …

UX Design

Designing with data — and more UX links this week

A weekly selection of UX links, brought to you by your friends at the UX Collective.Designing with data ›For many tech companies, design and data are …

UX Design

Reusable simple drawings

An expanding collection of reusable simple drawings in a vector format. Free to Share and Adapt - mix and match to create visual stories that …

Drawing

This robot will draw and erase anything on your walls

Scribit is a drawing robot that can turn your walls into a work of art. The little bot raised over $1.6 million on Kickstarter, crushing the …

Robotics

Don’t Go Overboard With Your Onboarding

Issue 6<p>A lot has been written about the subject of choice and cognitive overload. You may even be familiar with the concept of <i>the paradox of choice</i><i>.</i> …

UX Design

A Model for Conducting UX Workshops and Exercises

<b>Summary:</b> To ensure activity participants get the most out of UX activities, use a three-step process to conduct them: explain, execute, and …

Design

A one year PWA retrospective

Zack Argyle | Engineering manager, Core Experience<p>The idea of building a “Progressive Web App” (PWA) is not new, but its definition has changed with …

Mobile Web

The value of superior UX? Priceless, but awfully hard to measure

With greater attention to user experience (UX) design comes greater debate over its ROI. Can this even be measured?<p>Let's face it -- when it comes to …

UX Design

The best website builder for small businesses

<i>By Kevin Purdy</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full website builder guide here.</i><p>After researching 17 of the top website-building services …

Small Business

Essential Design Thinking Videos and Methods

<i>The following resources are recommended in order to assist you to better understand Design Thinking. These resources, videos, and tools should be</i> …

Design

Why UX is the biggest barrier to voice UI adoption

<b>Despite the revolutionary potential of voice UI, the user experience simply isn’t very good, argues Rebecca Sentance.</b>It’s been a little over six …

Redesigning an app with good visual design but uninspired UX

Case Study for Ritual App<p>Why I wrote this article?<p>This article starts with an interesting observation: most friends have this misconception about my …

UX Design

The 6 Types of Product Teams You’ll be Working In

When I get an offer to join a product team, I spend the following days or even weeks considering many different parameters. I see it as a really …

UX Design

Cloud Animator helps you create amazing visual presentations

popsci shop<p>Get a one-year subscription now for $19.<p>Online presentations are a great way to pitch your product and engage with potential clients. But in today’s world, bullet points and 3D graphs aren’t going to cut it. Cloud Animator Advanced is an online platform that helps you create slick visual …

Infographics

Building the Google Photos Web UI

A peek under the hood<p>A few years ago I had the privilege of being an engineer on the Google Photos team and part of the initial launch in 2015. A lot …

Web Development

Animating SVG Files With SVGator

Animating SVG Files With SVGatorAnimating SVG Files With SVGatorThe Smashing Editorial 2018-07-19T14:00:00+02:00 2018-07-21T10:55:17+00:00(<i>This</i> …

Web Design

10 Concepts Management Needs to Know about UX Measurement

Management often gets blamed for not appreciating or understanding the importance of UX.<p>While managers can’t be expected to fully grasp all details …

UX Design

NBA Meme Team - Game 1

2018 NBA Finals Game 1 Mini-Movie

UX Design Articles and Books

Latest UX Design Articles<p>UX Daily is the world's largest free online resource on UX Design, with new articles published every day.<p>Contributing Authors<p>…

Kurtenbach: All LeBron James has to do in these NBA Finals is something no one has ever done before

OAKLAND — LeBron James turned in one of the greatest single-game NBA Finals performances of all time — one of the finest performances of his perhaps …

The future of web design doesn’t involve computers at all

Just phones.<p>Building a website is no easy task. When I sat down to create a site to show off my writing, it took hours of digging around online to find a template that looked similar enough to what I wanted, and hours more to personalize it. Half the time, I wanted to alter some piece of the site’s …

Web Design

3 ways to improve your writing through user testing

Learning the language of your users is essential for a product writer. Here are some practical ways to integrate this research into your work.<p>User …

Writing

LeBron James left in disbelief after brilliant Game 1 performance

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — LeBron James defied belief with another brilliant playoff performance and was in utter disbelief at the officials and a play by teammate J.R. Smith down the stretch that sent the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 124-114 overtime loss to Golden State in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on …

Basketball